Category Archives: trade deficit

Next: the US China trade war – Shaun Rein

US Congress intends to pass a currency bill, potentially triggering off a trade war with China by imposing tariffs on trade, notes business analyst Shaun Rein with increasing amazement in CNBC.

China’s currency is not the issue – Janet Carmosky

Trade sanctions in China will not create jobs in the USA, argues China-veteran Janet Carmosky in Forbes. She disassembles three of the most-used arguments in favor of trade sanctions.

No trade backlash against China – Shaun Rein

Image by Fantake via Flickr Is there a danger of a trade backlash from the US and Europe against China’s as both Western economy continue to lose momentum. That risk…

Trade deficit does not mean China steals your jobs – Arthur Kroeber

US trade deficit via Wikipedia Economists and China analysts all too easy link the trade deficit between China and the US with the loss of jobs in the USA. Wrong,…

Zhang Jun

Zhang Jun is the Chang-Jiang Professor of Economics at Fudan University and Director of the China Center for Economic Studies. Prof. Zhang is a respected scholar and commentator on China’s economic reform who speaks regularly on Chinese TV stations and publishes dozens of articles in papers annually. He travels from Shanghai.

Shih, Victor

Victor Shih is assistant professor political science at Northwestern University and aleading specialist on China’s financial systems. Victor Shih has also consulted for the US government and the private sector on risk scenarios and “black swan” events related to China. He travels from Evanston, Ill.

Rein, Shaun

Shaun Rein is the Managing Director of the China Market Research Group, the world’s leading strategic market intelligence firm focused on China. He is one of the world’s recognized thought leaders on strategy consulting in China. In 2012 he published the bestseller “The End of Cheap China.” He travels from Shanghai.

Marchi, Sergio

Sergio Marchi was a Senior Fellow at the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development. Honourable Sergio Marchi is also the former Canadian Ambassador to the World Trade Organization and UN; Canadian Cabinet Minister of International Trade, the Environment and Immigration; and a range of private sector advisory positions. From 2004 to 2008 he served as the President of the Canada-China Business Council. He is currently a special partner at the Pace Global Advantage consultancy. He travels from Geneva, Switzerland.